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Greg McGrath-Goudie

Greg McGrath-Goudie

Greg McGrath-Goudie got started in journalism as a student news editor at Lakehead University, where he completed bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English. Following graduation, he freelanced for a number of publications before landing with Village Media in 2021, where he has worked as an LJI reporter for CollingwoodToday, and now as a city hall/general assignment reporter for OrilliaMatters

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Recent Work by Greg

Area charity turns spotlight on 'devastating' chronic diseases

Area charity turns spotlight on 'devastating' chronic diseases

'It’s just incredible what it does to your life ... it's very devastating,' says woman on International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological diseases
Province announces $2.56M in support of Lakehead-Georgian partnership

Province announces $2.56M in support of Lakehead-Georgian partnership

'This initiative helps students gain the knowledge and hands-on training they need to get good jobs and hit the ground running when they graduate,' says Jill Dunlop
Lakehead launches 10-year plan to revitalize Indigenous languages

Lakehead launches 10-year plan to revitalize Indigenous languages

'Our elders remind us that the spirit of our people is in the language,' says Rama First Nation head councillor, noting it's vital to 'pass that on to future generations'
New documentary chronicles HRC survivors and victims

New documentary chronicles HRC survivors and victims

'I hope it's shared widely because a lot of people ... did not know that these places existed,' says former HRC employee and survivors advocate
New Empower Simcoe approach 'not enough,' clients lament

New Empower Simcoe approach 'not enough,' clients lament

'Although Jamie's autism does not define him ... he deserves a place to call his own,' says family member who is frustrated with agency's program changes
Area transplant survivor urges others to become organ donors

Area transplant survivor urges others to become organ donors

Since 2013, the number of organ donors in Orillia has risen from 23% to 41% of citizens, but still falls short of duo's goal of attaining 50%
Rama chief calls for improved education on region's Indigenous history

Rama chief calls for improved education on region's Indigenous history

'There's so much more to be done ... specifically for us in Simcoe County,' says Chief Ted Williams
As opioid crisis worsens, mothers of local victims call for action

As opioid crisis worsens, mothers of local victims call for action

'When you're addicted to this kind of stuff, your life can end in one day,' says Orillia woman who lost son to opioid poisoning
Health unit calls on province to help combat 'very substantial' spike in opioid deaths

Health unit calls on province to help combat 'very substantial' spike in opioid deaths

'We don't have the health resources in order to be able to deal with the pandemic as well as the opioid crisis,' lamented Coun. Ralph Cipolla, vice-chair of board of health
Area mayors call on province to improve education on Indigenous matters

Area mayors call on province to improve education on Indigenous matters

'I just think education has the ability to naturally move reconciliation forward when ... we have a greater understanding of each other's perspective,' said Orillia mayor